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Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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  • A space cleared in the crowd, and Harry pushed his way toward the counter, where a gaggle of delighted ten-year-olds was watching a tiny little wooden man slowly ascending the steps to a real set of gallows, both perched on a box that read: Reusable hangman — spell it or he’ll swing!
  • In silence they ascended the moving spiral staircase and entered the circular office.
  • "So then he came upstairs," said Harry, who was watching Snape running up the marble staircase in his mind’s eye, his black robes billowing behind him as ever, pulling his wand from under his cloak as he ascended, "and he found the place where you were all fighting.

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  • We saw the rocket ascend.
  • The path ascended to the top of the hill

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